'3 Cups of Tea' Author Greg Mortenson Owes His Charity $1M

By: AP , JournalNow Staff | The Associated Press "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson mismanaged the nonprofit organization he co-founded to build schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan and spent charity money on personal items, family vacations and

Greg Mortenson, co-founder of the Central Asia Institute and author of "Three Cups of Tea" mismanaged the funds inteded to build schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan, according to a report by the Montana Attorney General. Central Asia Institute photo

A Montana Attorney General's office investigation found significant mismanagement of funds by 'Three Cups of Tea' author Greg Mortenson. By Husna Haq / April 5, 2012 In addition to reimbursing $1 million to the Central Asia Institute – the nonprofit he

(Adds comments from officials) By Lori Grannis MISSOULA, Mont., April 5 (Reuters) – "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson has agreed to pay $1 million to compensate his Montana-based charity for using the non-profit to promote and buy copies of his

Greg Mortenson, co-founder of the Central Asia Institute and author of "Three Cups of Tea" mismanaged the funds inteded to build schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan, according to a report by the Montana Attorney General. Central Asia Institute photo